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, it seems like it began in 2008. >> who is the real barack obama? >> obama is a big risk. >> we don't know anything about obama. >> what does he plan for america? >> you know, old ben kenobie asks a reasonable question, but unfortunately the answer can only be found on bull [bleeped] mountain. a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... well, actually, it's just fox news headquarters right on sixth avenue. it's not that far. 2008, barack obama was a new hope. the empire was uneasy. >> mr. obama should become president, i rally believe it will be hard to stop the economy from being socialized. >> the al qaeda and the radicalists an their supporters will be dancing in the streets. >> i'll bet that this market drops significantly. >> he's going to have an effort to eliminate freedom of speech for rush limbaugh and sean hannity. >> the rights of law-abiding gun owners will be at risk. >> barack obama wants to depopulate the countryside and make us ride around on bicycles. [laughter] >> jon: while the economy is not yet socialized, islamists burn effigies of obama, the stock market doubled, li
questions about the support of bill clinton has been a good thing for president obama in this campaign? plus, the president on leno, addressing donald trump, describing their childhood together in kenya. that clip a little later in the show. >>> first, let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. at 30 rock in new york city. we begin with 12 days and counting in race to elect our next president. a new "time" magazine poll in ohio, some people say it all comes down to this state, showing the president leading by five points, 49%-44% among likely voter. big advantage for president obama has to do with early voters. among those who have already cast their ballots, obama leading romney by 60% to 30%, according to "time" magazine's poll. those who have yet to decide, though, 45%-45% in this same poll. today mitt romney's scheduled to make no fewer than three stops in ohio. last night in iowa, another battleground states, 2300 supporters packed an airplane han hangar as he claimed his campaign had all the momentum. >> the obama campaign is slipping because it can't find an agenda to help the american f
in the president's column. that's actually a slight uptick for mr. obama from last month, mika. we should note this polling was conducted after the third and final debate. >> and if there was any doubt about romney's momentum, look at what happened in virginia. a new fox news poll shows romney now leading by two points. last month the same poll had obama up seven. and in the abc/"washington post" daily tracking poll of likely voters, romney has taken a three-point lead, 50%-47%. on monday, the president was leading 49%-48%. and on the economy when asked who voters trust more on that issue, romney now has a sizeable nine-point lead. >> so you look at these national polls, mika, abc news/"washington post" poll showing a four-point lead in the national poll. this week. a four-point swing in the national poll. gallup, of course, has had mitt romney ahead i think way too much over the past week or two. sometimes five, six points. and in the national poll, it really does seem -- if you take all the polls, it really does seem like mitt romney is moving away from barack obama. and yet you go to these
looking for answers. president obama's surrogates continue to say the administration has been transparent. here is david axle rod and then you will hear about the politics of the attack. >> this is a tragic event. he called it an act of terror not just once several times. the administration reported everything we have been told and we shared it in real time. the fact is it is a complicated situation. we are thoroughly looking at what happened there and reporting to the american people on it. there has been no inconsi inconsistenci inconsistencies. >> they have one thing to argue they made the point again and again and again with the ridiculous slogan from vice president bin laden dead, gm alive. what libya said when it was proclaiming to the world the reason the attack was launched in the first place was to say bin laden dead al qaeda alive. >> the story ongoing for several weeks and new information keeps coming out. eric it was last night cbs news reported there was a drone that was watching. the attack we know lasted for several hours. it was only in the last couple hours that they appa
. now, the obama campaign says the change was taken out of an a abundance of caution and so that police and emergency crews could stay focused on helping preepal with the storm. >>> first lady michelle obama has canceled a rally in another swing state, new hampshire. it was scheduled for next week in durham. the campus is closing for the storm. next hour we're talking with a member of the political operation there about the four electoral votes in new hampshire and why they are so crucial. >>> forget about the campaign events alone, there are fears that the storm could prevent some people from voting altogether. edison electric institute warned customers that sandy cou ay couk power out for seven to ten days, and we're ten days out here, which could include the election day. flooding and extensive damage could keep people from making it to the polls. just look at this picture we put together showing some of the campaign layers impacted by a major storm hitting the east coast. now, as we mentioned, campaign events across the country are already being delayed or canceled already altogethe
to election day there are lots of questions right now about the impact of president obama's bad october is having on democrats around the country in other races. take a look at the balance of power in the house right now. republicans hold the majority, 240 seats, to democrats 190. there are five vacant seats right now. let's talk about it with shane deapril of campaigns and elections magazine. he is the editor. shane, democrats have talked like they would be able to recapture the house, maybe put nancy pelosi back in place as speaker of the house. how is that looking right now after the month the president obama has had? >> yeah right now, jon, it doesn't look good in terms of democrats being able to retake the house majority. i think if you go back to the beginning of the year to get those 25 seats which is what democrats would need, that was a very tall task to begin with. i don't think there were too many analysts who actually thought that democrats had a shot at that. but i think with the tightening of the top of the ballot between mitt romney and president obama, you have seen a sh
are about to get better. >> it is crunch time in the race for the white house. president obama is in the mid-of a 40 hour coast to coast campaign marathon. >> no sleep. if you're not going sleep you might as well be in vegas. >> wildfire tearing through southern colorado has destroyed at least 14 homes. hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate as the flames spread fueled by winds nearing 80 miles per hour. >> a man has been arrested over last month's attack on the consulate. >> the obama administration is pushing back against critics. >> officials knew a terror group claimed responsibility on twitter and on facebook. >> posting something on facebook is not in and of itself evidence. >> pablo sandoval with a three homer game. >> giants win game one. >> the craze on social media. the monkey on run for three months is on custody. >> employees at a jackson, mississippi business had an unexpected visitor drop in. >> and all that matters. >> donald trump offering $5 million to obama's charity of choice if he releases his college and passport records. >> what's this thing with trump and you. >
berry. well, after the third debate between president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, there are just 14 days left before american voters choose their next president. and according to a cbs news instant poll of uncommitted voters, president obama was a clear two-to-one victor with 53% saying he won. governor romney got 23%. 24% called it a tie. a cnn orc international poll called the debate a little closer with 48% saying obama won while 40% picked obama. for more on last night's heated foreign policy debate we go now to nbc's steve handlesman. he's in florida for us. steve, good morning. >> reporter: hi, lynn. thanks. good morning from boca raton, florida. well, the debate here last night was clearly the most combative so far. though surprising to some, not on the issue of libya. but mitt romney was able to make his larger point, his claim that america is weaker now overseas than it was four years ago. mitt romney and barack obama came to their third and final debate tied in national polls, but their tv audience seemed sure to be smaller. baseball's national league pl
for a couple weeks, probably obama by a few points now. i have absolutely no idea. and a strange thing has happened, mika. you actually have, instead of the romney people acting a little nervous and crazy, which they have, we have for a year, you now have democrats that are starting to move into this panic phase. you know, we could lose this thing. i think for the first time, they're getting really nervous. >> i have a lot of people -- we've seen it together -- coming up to us going, what's going to happen? what's going to happen? it is a real nail-biter at this point. >> it is a toss-up. >> i think that's fair to say. i'm not sure where these polls will end up in the long run in terms of being correct, but you know what? they are at least a touchstone for the conversation. >> this race right now could not be closer, john. >> you think about the trend line just in this poll, just to stick with the consistency, the nbc/"wall street journal" poll, people say it's the gold standard for polling. i don't disagree. in early september, obama coming out of the convention, a five-point lead with li
obama is in the midstative 40-hour coast to coast campaign marathon. >> no sleep. if you're not going to sleep you may as well be in vegas. >>> wildfire tearing through southern california has destroyed at least 14 homes. hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate as the flame spre spread, fueled by winds nearing 80 miles an hour. >>> a man has been arrested over last month's attack on the u.s. consulate. >> e-mails -- >> officials knew that a terror group had claimed responsibility on terror and on facebook. >> posting something on facebook is not, in and of itself, evidence. >>> pablo sand dbls oval with a three-homer game. giants win game one. >>> social media, monkey of tampa bay on runt for three years is now in custody. >>> all that -- >> employees at a jackson, mississippi, business had an unexpected visitor drop in. >>> trump will give $5 million to obama's charity of choice -- >> if he releases his passport. >> what do you attribute this to? >> this all goes back to when we were growing up together in kenya. >> the records must be given by october 3 st at 5:00 in the after
obama's policies has produced. americans are ready for change, for growth, for jobs, for more take home pay, and we're going to bring it to them. >> brown: after two days of intense campaigning, president obama was off the trail today. he did not directly address the new data in a radio interview, but pushed back on romney's criticism. >> the fact of the matter is that governor romney's economic policies are reverting back to the same policies that i inherited, that led us to the slowest job growth in 50 years, record deficits, and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. wt governor romney's offering is a return to picies that have failed us in the past. he's now talking about them as "big changes." they're a repeat... a relapse of things that haven't worked for american families for over a decade now. >> brown: with both sides promising to revitalize the economy, there's one more important report yet to come: the jobs numbers for october will be released next friday, just four days before voters head to the polls. earlier today, i talked about the new government economic
president obama, mitt romney tackling foreign policy in their final debate. getting in their parting shots, as well. >> in the 1980s are now cowing to ask for their foreign policy back. >> i'm not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to russia or mr. putin. >> with exactly two weeks till election day, who has the edge now? we're holding the candidates to their statements and checking the facts, as well, and taking a look at most talked about moments. >> we also have fewer horses and bayonets, because the nature of our military has changed. >> i'm a son of detroit. i was born in detroit. my dad was head of a car company. i like american cars. >> complete analysis for us with ohio senator rob portman, ambassador nicolas burns and massachusetts senator john kerry. it's tuesday, october 23rd. and "starting point" begins right now. we're coming to you live from boca raton in florida. >>> good morning. welcome, everybody. we're coming to you from boca raton in florida. our "starting point" this morning, a more forceful president obama, a more measured mitt romn
university where last night president obama and mitt romney faced off in their final presidential debate. >> yeah. >> look at this crowd. i don't get it. it's early. >> it is early. >> i'm looking for the baby. i'm hoping sidney shows up again. >> we're excited. very excited. >> it's a great crowd. because they know obama won. >> mitt romney's best debate ever. >> how many thought obama won the debate? sorry. all right. >> well, i'm not even going to ask. of course, because, yeah. it's fine. >> okay. >> why don't we talk about the debate last night? what did you think? >> i thought that both. i think mitt romney got through it. got through it. >> right. >> he got through it. and he looked pained at times, and i think the president was strategically very smart in terms of his approach. i think we're going to disagree on this. >> i think we are too. but richard haass is here, and richard was saying before that both wanted to -- they both had their objectives going into this debate. and richard, the president of council on foreign relations -- >> also of a forthcoming book. >> also of a for
" this morning, a more forceful president obama, a more measured mitt romney. last night's foreign policy debate here in florida, right here, in fact, is in the books now. and when it was over, a cnn/orc poll of debate watchers favored the president over mr. romney, 48% to 40%. let's get right to senior congressional correspondent dana bash who was watching that debate. good morning. >> good morning. look, we know this entire election year debates have really mattered. but this one was a little bit tricky because it's about foreign policy. that's not high on the priority list for voters. so each candidate really tried to make it a test of leadership. especially the president. >> reporter: mitt romney came wanting voters to see him as commander in chief. the commander in chief came determined to make sure that didn't happen. >> i know you haven't been in a position to actually execute foreign policy. but, every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> reporter: time and time again the president's harsh criticism dripped with sarcasm. >> a few months ago when you were asked what's the
count. we're going to hear from the obama/biden team live from ohio this hour. also, the romney/ryan team live from nevada this hour. both of these presidential candidates getting ready to speak. you'll see it. you'll hear it live. this hour in "the situation room." and are some florida voters being intimidated? details of out of state letters targeting republicans. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> fourteen days until americans pick the next president. cnn is geared up to bring you the most comprehensive coverage of these final two weeks of the campaign. our correspondents are in the most critical battleground states across the country as president obama and mitt romney try to win over those few remaining undecided voters who could very well sway this expected very, very close election. we have both of these presidential campaigns live this hour. you see joe biden, democratic vice presidential nominee. he's also the vice president of the united states. he's speaking right now in dayton, ohio. he's going to be introducing the president who's going to be speak
with us. it was the final debate and it is now over. but not before president obama pulled out something we heard before. blame president bush. >> praise george bush as a good economic steward. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> gretchen: mr. mitt romney playing calm. we report you decide. >> steve: meanwhile president obama got under the president's skin. >> the president began what i call the apology tour. going to the middle east and critizing america. >> steve: the president said that was a whopper and we have the tape and will play it for you. >> brian: we have a group of voters that could decide the election . "fox and friends" starts right now. >> gretchen: i thought we were going to hear it? >> brian: yeah. ♪ ♪ "fox and friends". note ♪ >> nothing that governor romney said is true starting with the notion of apologizing. >> mr. president, the reason i call it an apology tour you went to egypt, saudi arabia, turkey and iraq, and by the way you skipped israel, our closest friend in the region. but you went to the other nations. and by the way theyinoid you skipped israel. >
telephone days arm, mercifully, a new poll shows that president obama's comfortable lead among women is gone. gone. it is a new survey from associated press with president obama and governor romney tied 47 percent to 47 percent among women voters. last month the presidential led in the same survey by 16 points. he has a commanding lead when asked who makes the right decision on women's issues. the president enjoys the lead outside the margin of error. wendell? >>reporter: this is a dead heat. a campaign spokesman said a short while ago, any poll that shows us tied with men and women is not a poll we place bets on in las vegas. in richmond, virginia, the president appealed to the william saying they, not mening should make abortion decisions. >> we have seen, again, this week, i don't think any male politician should be making health care decisions for women. i don't think your boss or your insurance company should be making those decisions for you, either. >>reporter: he is referring to indiana republican, senate candidate who opposes abortion for rape victims and said in a debate if they ge
test he could. but he didn't come across as strong and assertive in my view. >> how did, obama do? >> i thought he was an a minus. >> a. >> a, you get -- you are a tough a? >> i have not given an a in this entire series of debates to anyone. i thought this was actually barack obama's best moment. and to me the commander-in-chief test and strong and decisive was actually the most important thing in the campaign. it's why mitt romney rose in the aftermath of the first debate. i thought the president came across that way. tll was a few instances i thought he came across a little aggressive. as you watch the debate. you can see he is clear, decisive, and make the decisions you need to make. on that regard i give him an a. >> he seems more confident in this area? >> he is the commander-in-chief right now. let's just leave it at that. it wasn't quite as hard for him to reach that level of an a or a minus. than it was for mitt romney. >> let's give them the bottom line here. who's the winner in your judgment? >> i'm not going to say there is a clear winner. overall obama scored more points. mi
president obama in a new poll. romney is head of the president 49% to 48%. that was only after rounding off the decimal points. since the numbers are within the margin of error, the two candidates are in a virtual tie. and the time to press the flesh is getting short for the keanes as they try to lock in every single last vote before november 6th. nbc's tracie potts has details for us from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. they're doing it by crisscrossing this country, hitting the battleground states. let's talk about governor romney. is he in nevada and iowa today. he's going to be in ohio tomorrow after last night rallying with his running mate, paul ryan. he had a huge rally in colorado, in addition to that "washington post"/abc poll there's a virtual tie in the latest reuters poll. he's only one point behind, essentially a tie. he says that president obama is slipping because he's promoting the same ideas, nothing new for the next four years. meantime, the obama/biden team in dayton, ohio late last night at a rally. the president showing off yesterday a
the latest. polls, promises, and e predictions. >>> and first lady michelle obama gives jimmy kimmel a gentle message to make sure everyone gets up and votes on election day. >> election day! election day! up and at um! >>> good friday morning, everyone. the east coast is bracing for a direct hit by hurricane sandy. utility companies are busy ma making emergency plans. the storm is churning out in the caribbean where it's being blamed for at least 21 deaths. 11 of those in cuba alone. let's begin with nbc's jay gray. >> reporter: sandy's early warning came as the storm lashed the caribbean. violent winds and driving rains battering the island, cuba taking the most direct hit. >> i have been watching it for the last two or three days. i saw this morning that it's headed this way. >> reporter: models show sandy brush i brushing the mid-atlantic and targeting the east coast early next week. if the forecast holds, new york could take a direct hit. >> we have opened the office of emergency management situation room already. the nyc coastal storm plan was activated early this morning. >> early sign
>> nbc's brian williams spent the past two days on the campaign trail with president obama often gaining aca ses to the president to the president in chief. he talked about the election versus the job itself. >> it's funny one of the things about being on campaign trail you're in marine one and big motorcades and michelle jokes i have everything but a caboose and dog sled behind me wherever i'm driving. none of that is the presidency. the presidency is all about who's going to fight for the american people every single day, even when you've got to make tough decisions that are unpopular because you have some compass about what this country can be. and, you know, during the course of these four years all kinds of mistakes i made every single day. but my compass has been true and i'm focused on, you know, what's going to be best for the american people. >>> now, for a look at other stories making news. let's begin in georgia where one family losing their home to foreclosure actually got much worse. preparing it move out they posted a craigslist ad for a give away of furniture and o
water ways and living on the "riduculist." . >>> president obama and mitt romney in rah swing state scramble. this morning one of the states is leaning red. another is looking blue. >>> hurricane sandy may be a halloween nightmare. the storm slams cuba and the northeast could be next. you'll want to pay attention to this. >>> a stunning feat for a giants slugger. pablo sandoval does something few others have done on the world series stage. go giants. >>> good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. eight battleground states and 12 days left to turn them red or blue. both men crisscrossing the country, targeting the toss-up states. ohio may be the most pivotal. in a new poll from "time" magazine, the president is ahead by five points in the buckeye state. early voting is trending in his favor. the romney camp has something to crow about as well. cnn is shifting the state of north carolina from a true toss-up to leaning romney. both candidates are driving home their message to cheering crowds yesterday. >> there's no more serious issue in the presi
. >> brian williams in the hay, barack obama in the hay. >> they had a lot of hay. >> look at the american flag in the background. >> if you look carefully, you can find glen campbell and roy clark. >> at some point can we listen to what was said in the interview? because it was fascinating. >> no. as howard kurtz says, we're all about style, not substance. >> brian's team was amazing. >> but we can talk about two stoners and kung fu panda knocking out the best player. >> that's all it takes. that's all it takes. >> how about the giants, man. >> the kung fu panda, mr. sandoval -- >> historic. >> three home runs in one game. only the fourth player in history to ever do that are reggie jackson, babe ruth and albert pujols. he's a human panda. he hit that pitch 95-mile-an-hour justin verlander heat up at the shoulders. and he took that thing 411 feet to dead center field. that was basically the end of the game. then he comes back and does it again a couple innings later. >> willie, this is historic, obviously. verlander, though, speaking of three, he's lost his last three world series games.
>>> this morning on "early today," election sprint. president obama and mitt romney criss-cross the country trying to reach every possible voter. >>> what is the cure for romnesia? [ laughter ] >> well, obama care covers pre-existing conditions. >> wow! >>> hurricane sandy is prime to pack a late-october punch for much of the east coast into new england. >>> and pablo sandoval is major league baseball's new mr. october. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, with less than 300 hours until election day, the candidates are campaigning hard in several key states. and according to a new "time" magazine poll from battleground ohio, it is paying off for president obama. in a survey taken earlier this week of both likely and early ohio voters, the president leads governor romney 49% to 44%. late last night, katy perry fired up the crowd before the president took the stage in las vegas, where he pushed his message of moving forward and criticized his republican rival's policies as backward-looking. meanwhile, governor romney stoked hi
battleground states could lead to a victory for the obama side or the romney side, that both those guys, and their running mates today are visiting all the battleground states they can. mitt romney and paul ryan swing state tours started in colorado. they split up. romney going to nevada. where he trails by three points. but claimed he's closing in on the president. >> he's out of ideas. and out of excuses. and in november you'll put him out of office. >> reporter: ryan went to ohio, where he and romney closed a five-point gap to one. >> mitt romney and i believe in true compassion in upward mobility. >> reporter: colorado could be key. last night outside denver thousands cheered the republican ticket. the obama lead in this state has disappeared. to slow the slide, barack obama will visit five swing states. >> we're going to pull an allnighter. >> reporter: starting in iowa, where his lead is down to two points. >> iowa, you know me. you know that i say what i mean. >> reporter: he charged governor romney with bait-and-switch. >> the bait is, the promise that his plan creates $12 milli
for florida this afternoon. we're told the obama campaign canceled scheduled events this week. in northern virginia. of course there was supposed to be the rally with bill clinton and prince william county. canceling an event in colorado springs. colorado due to the hurricane as well. meanwhile in battleground ohio, the race now officially a dead heat. this is the latest poll from the cincinnati inquirer and ohio news organization. it shows the president and governor romney tied. at 49-49. you can bet the campaigns are closely watching sandy's path along the east coast. just nine days before the election. sandy may be having some lasting effects in several states. especially in the crucial battleground state of virginia joining me now, christian kabowski. the republican national committee's national press secretary. kristen, good afternoon to you. the romney campaign canceling events in the commonwealth today. how worried are you at this point about the storm, and its aftermath affecting the campaign's last days before the election. >> well obviously our primary concern right now has to be
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